The world this week
There were fears in Europe of a resurgence of COVID-19. Catalonia returned to a form of lockdown. Britain announced that people arriving from Spain, including British tourists coming back from the beach, should quarantine for 14 days. The Spanish government was irked. Croatia, Germany, Luxembourg and Romania all saw localised spikes of coronavirus. Still, Europeans are much better prepared now than they were when the pandemic began.
在欧洲，人们担心新冠肺炎会卷土重来 。加泰罗尼亚恢复了封锁状态 。英国宣布从西班牙入境的游客，包括从海滩回来的英国游客，应该隔离14天 。西班牙政府对此十分恼火 。克罗地亚、德国、卢森堡和罗马尼亚都出现了局部的冠状病毒感染峰值 。尽管如此，欧洲人如今的准备较大流行初期时要完善得多 。
Najib Razak, Malaysia’s prime minister from 2009 to 2018, was sentenced to 12 years in jail and fined $49m after being found guilty of seven charges related to the theft of billions of dollars from 1mdb, a development fund. He still faces verdicts in other trials. Mr Naijb, who said he thought the vast fortune in his personal bank account was a donation from a Saudi royal, remains free, pending an appeal.
2009年至2018年担任马来西亚总理的纳吉布·拉扎克(Najib Razak)被判12年监禁，并处罚金4900万美元 。此前，他被判七项罪名成立，罪名是窃取一马发展公司（1MDB）数十亿美元资金 。他还面临着其他审判的判决 。纳吉布表示，他认为自己个人银行账户中的巨额财富是一位沙特王室所赠，他现在仍然是自由身，等待上诉 。
The US defence secretary, Mark Esper, announced the withdrawal of nearly 12,000 American troops from Germany. President Donald Trump had criticised Germany’s reluctance to spend more on defence. Mr Esper said the decision would bolster nato and deter Russia. He suggested that some of the troops could be redeployed on Russia’s doorstep around the Black Sea and in the Baltic countries.
美国国防部长马克·埃斯珀(Mark Esper)宣布将从德国撤出近1.2万名美军 。美国总统特朗普曾批评德国不愿增加国防支出 。埃斯珀表示，这一决定将支持北约，威慑俄罗斯 。他建议，将一些军队重新部署在黑海附近的俄罗斯家门口和波罗的海国家 。
The federal quasi-military agents sent to Portland to help quell violent protests are to leave the city’s centre, on the condition that Oregon provides security to protect the federal courthouse there.
South Africa took a $4.3bn emergency loan from the IMF to soften the economic shock of COVID-19. The loan marks a big change for South Africa, which had previously shunned the imf so as not to dilute its economic sovereignty.
南非从国际货币基金组织获得了43亿美元紧急贷款，以缓解新冠疫情对经济的冲击 。这笔贷款对南非来说意味着一个重大的变化，南非此前避开了国际货币基金组织，以免削弱其经济主权 。
Perrance Shiri, Zimbabwe’s agriculture minister, died, reportedly of COVID-19. He led the Fifth Brigade in Matabeleland in the 1980s, which tortured and massacred thousands of suspected opponents of the despot, Robert Mugabe, and their families. He once likened himself to Jesus, since he decided who lived and who died.
据报道，津巴布韦农业部长Perrance Shiri死于新冠肺炎 。20世纪80年代，他在马塔贝莱兰领导了第五旅，拷问和屠杀了数千名被疑是独裁者罗伯特·穆加贝(Robert Mugabe)的反对者及其家人 。他曾自喻为耶稣，因为他手中紧握着生死大权 。
Parliamentarians in Somalia voted to remove Hassan Ali Khaire as prime minister. America, which supports the Somali army in its fight against the jihadists of al-Shabab, called the process flawed. Lawmakers say Mr Khaire failed to prepare the country for elections next year.
索马里议员投票罢免了哈桑·阿里·卡伊的总理职位 。支持索马里军队打击阿尔沙巴布圣战组织的美国称，该进程存在缺陷 。议员们表示，卡伊未能为明年的选举做好准备 。
The creation of Independent States has led to a resurgence of nationalism.
She made her way to the kitchen, hoping to find someone preparing dinner
There was a terrible massacre of villagers here during the war.
Previously she had very little time to work in her own garden.